Quinn Klinefelter is a host and Senior News Editor for 101.9 WDET, anchoring midday newscasts and preparing reports for WDET, NPR and the BBC. Klinefelter joined WDET in 1998 after earning a M.A. from the nation's top-ranked journalism school, the University of Missouri-Columbia, and working as a sports correspondent for BBC Radio 4 and as a talk show host, anchor and reporter for Wisconsin Public Radio.

He has won over 50 awards for his work from groups including CBS Radio, the Associated Press, the Wisconsin and Michigan Association of Broadcasters and the Society of Professional Journalists. He has covered government and politics for WDET, including interviewing numerous presidential candidates, Michigan governors and every Detroit mayor elected in the 21st century. He also regularly reports on sports and entertainment, including covering 20 editions of the Indianapolis 500.

He was literally on top of the news when he finished an interview with then-Senator Bob Dole by stepping on his shoes.

Experts say Michigan law ‘has the back’ of election workers and voters

Experts say election workers and even voters face an almost unprecedented amount of tactics designed to intimidate them. A recent...

White House advisor says new China tariffs safeguard US auto industry

When the Biden administration increased tariffs on some goods imported from China, the President made a point of noting the...

Brother of Paul Whelan, Michigan man jailed in Russia, has ‘zero confidence’ in US to secure his release

Paul Whelan, a Michigan native who's been held in a Russian prison for over five years, said he found himself...

Michigan task force aims to spark more political debates in the state

One of the ongoing debates in politics is whether it’s worth having a debate between candidates anymore. Is it really...

VP Kamala Harris touts domestic EV initiatives in Detroit

With the economy a key issue in the ongoing presidential campaigns and Michigan an electoral swing state, the major party...

VP Kamala Harris to highlight administration’s economic achievements in Detroit today

Vice President Kamala Harris is on a nationwide “Economic Opportunity Tour” designed to showcase the effects of the Biden Administration’s...

FORCE Detroit working to empower young people through city’s ShotStoppers program

A Detroit community organization claims it’s helped eliminate about three-quarters of the shootings in one of the most violent areas...

Trump warns of decaying economy, vows to ‘save’ US auto industry at Michigan rally

Former President Donald Trump used a campaign rally in Michigan's bellwether Saginaw County on Wednesday to lash out against the...

Detroit sets all-time Day 1 Draft record with more than 275,000 attendees

More than 275,000 fans showed up for their teams during the first day of the 2024 NFL Draft in Detroit...

Parents of Oxford school shooter sentenced to 10-15 years for involuntary manslaughter

A Michigan judge has sentenced the parents of the teen who murdered four classmates and shot seven other people at...

Michigan Congressman John Moolenaar named chair of special committee on Chinese Communist Party

One of the few issues the deeply-divided U.S. Congress agrees on is taking a hard line on China.  Now a...

James Crumbley found guilty of involuntary manslaughter in Oxford school shooting

A Michigan jury has held the father of the Oxford High School shooter criminally responsible for the lives his son...